Conversations About Her

Margaret Atwood And Bernardine Evaristo Jointly Awarded 2019 Booker Prize | Arts

  Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have been jointly awarded with the 2019 Booker Prize, respectively for their novels The Testaments and Girl, Woman, Other. The authors will also divide the £50,000 prize.   The prize has been split twice before, between Nadine Gordimer and Stanley Middleton in 1974, and Michael Ondaatje and Barry Unsworth in 1992. After the 1992[…]

Share Button

Nobel Economics Prize Winners Deliver New Approach To Alleviating Global Poverty | Inspiration

  Royal Academy of Science has revealed the winners of the Nobel Economic Prize. This years it awarded three academics: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, an husband-and-wife team both currently working at MIT and the Harvard professor Michael Kremer.   The reason they were awarded the prize was for having “introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways[…]

Share Button

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize | Inspiration

  Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s prime minister, has been announced as the winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. This is a prize, which he deeply deserved after his political moves in Ethiopia and in foreign policy.   Ahmed came to power in April last year and managed, after a few months, to find a deal with Eritrea to end a[…]

Share Button

Nobel Prize In Literature Awarded To Olga Tokarczuk And Peter Handke | Arts

  Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke have both received The Nobel Prize in Literature. The news comes after the 2018 ceremony was postponed following a sexual assault scandal.   Olga Tokarczuk, who won The 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, is a Polish writer, activist and public intellectual. She was cited by the Swedish Academy for her[…]

Share Button

Cancer Survivor Sarah Thomas Swim English Channel Four Times In 54 Hours | Inspiration

  An American woman Sarah Thomas is the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop. Although swimming for 54 hours in a row may already seem almost impossible, the challenge becomes epic if we consider that Thomas is likely to have done 130 miles due to difficult currents and tides, and that she completed treatment for[…]

Share Button